Board of Directors

2024 Executive Board

Michelle Frauley, President

Michelle has over 3 decades of nursing experience, including: family medicine, palliative and end-of-life care, women’s health, complex long-term care, operating room, and community nursing. Her experience has taught her that providing quality healthcare is built from a foundation of care and compassion.

Michelle is committed and caring, someone whose attention to detail fuels her passion and success. In 2016, she received an award from the International Nurses Association as a Worldwide Leader in Healthcare for her overall achievements with Hospall and in her prior position at King City Medical Associates. She is highly respected by patients and colleagues and has been nominated 3 times for the Toronto Star Florence Nightingale Award for Ontario nurses.

Michelle lives and owns her private homecare business in King City. She finds contentment in the relationships that she has built, and the ability to nurse in ways she could have never imagined. Michelle has been on the King Chamber Board for over 4 years and in 2021 was elected to the executive board as the acting Treasurer and in 2022 became the Vice President.

Michelle founded Hospall Private Homecare in 2013 with the belief that she could lead an amazing group of caregivers in building something remarkable for residents of King and surrounding areas. Michelle has experience showing that interactive caregiving is a method of caring for seniors that promotes physical, mental, social, and emotional well-being.

Her group of caregivers share in Hospall’s vision and mission. They believe that trust and compassion are integral components in hiring a care provider. The Hospall team that she has built provides caring, dependable assistance and reliability 24 hours a day. Their objective never changes providing the highest degree of care to all patients and the utmost focus on quality of life for all. Michelle looks forward to meeting you and making a difference in you and your loved ones’ lives.<

Community Involvement and Associations

  • King Township 2022 Citizen of the Year
  • King Chamber of Commerce Executive Board – Treasurer (2021) & Vice President (2022)
  • King City Food Bank – Volunteer and Donator ,personal and business
  • King Township 2021 Vaccine Trisan Centre – Care Coordinator
  • King Township 2021 Rapid Covid Swabbing – King Fire Emergency Services and King Municipal Employees
  • King Township Flu Clinic 2020: Volunteer service provided by Hospall nursing team
  • Accreditation Canada – Member
  • Home Care Ontario – Member
  • Canadian Home Care Association – Member

Gus Kokkoros, Vice President

Gus joins the Executive Board of Directors after being voted in by his peers on March 1, 2023. Gus brings many years of leadership experience and new ideas to the King Chamber.

Outside of his role with the King Chamber, Gus serves as a key figure at IPG Renewables, a reputable developer and independent power producer of renewable energy resources. Since 2005, IPG has developed, designed, and built over 300 solar & battery storage projects in Canada and Europe. Our experience in design, development, construction, and ongoing maintenance of renewable energy installations enables us to effectively partner with building owners, residents, and communities to bring projects to commercial operation on time and on budget, then manage and maintain them for the life of the project. Our services include development, project management, engineering, and construction of small and utility-scale renewable energy plants.

Theresa Sherwood, Treasurer

Theresa Sherwood is the curator of the family farm where she grew up in the 60s. Sherwood Farm Retreat is a 70 acre, picturesque rural property here in King Township. Originally a thoroughbred race farm, the rustic hayloft, Georgian home and lovely grounds provide a country setting for a variety of gatherings.  The retreat concept first evolved from having hosted family business group retreats at the farm during the 90s.

Since 2016, Sherwood Farm has evolved into a serene private event venue and retreat where wellness is the focus with reflection, renewal and revitalization. Optimal clientele are specialists, facilitators and practitioners who coordinate small group retreats such as yoga, art, health and wellness and so forth. During the pandemic, Theresa welcomed families and practitioners to conduct small safe outdoor events where everyone was welcome. The venue also hosts an annual “Handcrafted Gift Sale” in November to support local artisans and the community.

Savita Despot, Secretary

Savita Despot lives, works and plays in King with her family and looks to deepen community involvement in the township. She has over 18 years of experience working with TD Bank Group in various capacities, including being a key contact for regulators in Canada, US, UK and Singapore and supporting TD Securities – the wholesale investment and financial services arm of the bank. Her driven approach has led her to work on high profile and high risk projects, critical regulatory consulting and reporting, and negotiating multi-million dollar contracts with the likes of Bloomberg, IBM, Thomson Reuters and more. Her strong program and relationship building skills coupled with her ability to move things forward in an effective and efficient manner while growing services has helped her take the leap into opening her own business.

Savita is the Co-Founder and Director of The Blue Marble Academy which has two main branches – Tutoring and ESG Consulting.  The business has been built on sustainability, with a focus on educating the next generation about environmental and social issues we face today. The Blue Marble Academy provides tutoring for students from kindergarten to grade 12 in all subjects, with a specialization in Reading/English, French and Math. It also offers Coding workshops in Roblox and Minecraft for all levels and engaging STEAM-based summer camps. The Blue Marble Academy also provides consulting on ESG reporting and disclosure referencing global frameworks/standards such as SASB, GRI, TCFD, GRESB and more. Services also include consulting and advice on meeting financial regulatory requirements including Basel II and III, MIFID II.

As one of the newest members of the King Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Savita strives to support other small businesses in the Township of King by showcasing their products/services and collaborating with them on various initiatives. Her passion is to bring a new approach to supporting students in education, especially after the devastating impacts of COVID-19, and to help nurture and prepare these future leaders with the skills and critical thinking capabilities they need to succeed.

2024 Board Directors

Carmelinda Galota

Carmelinda is the President and CEO of Unlimited HRM Solutions Inc., an HR consulting firm located in King City. She is a proven HR Executive leader in service, biomedical sciences, manufacturing, agriculture, logistics & warehousing industries. Working with international engineering firms in addition to small businesses in her 15+ years of HR practice.

She puts emphasis on people managers and team development through empowerment, engagement, collaboration and mentoring to assist individuals and teams reach goals, which may seem unattainable. Successful experience in operational and strategic human resources roles to ensure her client reaches effective and favorable business results.

Constantly learning and developing as a leader through many avenues including networking with other business partners across different business sectors, seminars and life experiences.

Passionate about helping to build a better community through philanthropic activities and supporting small and medium-sized businesses that need HR support. 

Carmelinda and her family are proud residents of King City since 2013 and has been a King Chamber of Commerce member since 2020. 

David Magahey

David Magahey brings over 30 years of extensive experience as a financial executive to his role as a valued member of the King Chamber of Commerce. As the founder and principal of FourCourt Advisors, David has demonstrated his expertise in leading organic and inorganic growth development strategies for numerous companies. Throughout his career, he has also cultivated specific experience in leveraging government support programs to foster growth within organizations.
With a deep understanding of financial management and a keen eye for strategic growth and market development, David is committed to supporting businesses within our community and assisting them in achieving their full potential. His passion for driving prosperity and growth aligns perfectly with the mission of the King Chamber of Commerce, making him a valuable asset to our organization.

Sonja Golchin

Sonja Golchin is the proud owner of Art Spot, where she oversees all aspects of human resources, sales, and marketing. With a strong background in business management, including holding a business management diploma, Sonja brings over five years of managerial and leadership experience to her role, including expertise in navigating the complexities of workplace safety and insurance regulations (WSIB equivalent in BC).
As a local business owner deeply invested in the community, Sonja is passionate about contributing to the betterment of King Township. She believes that a thriving local business ecosystem is essential for the overall prosperity and growth of the community.
Sonja’s areas of expertise and contribution lie in marketing, sales, and advocating for a “shop local” perspective. With a keen artistic and creative eye, she brings a unique perspective to her role as a business owner and leader. Sonja’s entrepreneurial spirit and leadership skills make her a valuable asset to the King Chamber of Commerce, where she is eager to collaborate with fellow members to promote local businesses and drive economic growth in the Township.

Stephanie Sinclair

Stephanie is passionate about two things; Real Estate and giving back to the communities she trades in. Stephanie has been in the real estate business for over 20 years and has been a broker for almost a decade.  Her office is located in the heart of King City, described by her as the “best location, in the best community in Ontario.” A few years ago Stephanie discovered her passion for giving back to the communities she trades real estate in and has since become a community champion and advocate. Stephanie sits on many boards and planning committees and is a proud and active member of the Royal Canadian Legion.  As her role as a Director Stephanie hopes to bring her out of the box ideas to the table and help enhance commerce in King Township.

Ryan Raymond

 Ryan and his family have lived in King since 2010. He is the owner of SURGE Activewear, which produces custom running gear for all walks of life – from your local track club to nationally recognized marathons & internationally competitive teams. SURGE focuses on performance – with designed lightweight fabrics, engineered details, & custom digital sublimation prints resulting in unique looking team wear that will get you noticed on & off the track.

Ryan is excited to grow the King Chamber Membership as Chair of the Membership Committee and continue to support local business.

Darryn Wilbur


Darryn and his family have lived in King township since 2008. He has been actively working with the township council to move and grow his 25 year car business to King since 2012. His passion for the community and excitement to bring more businesses to King has led him to join the board of directors.

Jay Willmot


Jay is the President at Kinghaven Farms, a family-run business since 1974 known widely for its legacy in Ontario Horse Racing. Under Jay’s leadership, the farm has begun expanding its business into multiple areas including renewable energy, apiculture, egg farming, woodlot management, and more.


Even before taking the reins as Kinghaven’s president, Jay was already working towards his vision for the farm. He bought the first hive in 2012 and quickly started learning about the wonderful world of beekeeping. Now, that hobby has grown into an important part of both the business and vision of how to best honour and support this land for generations to come.

Joe Rosati


Joe and his family have lived in Schomberg since 2013. 

Joe is a commercial real estate Salesperson specializing in warehouses, distribution centres, manufacturing, and food processing properties throughout the GTA.  

Angelo Santorelli

Angelo Santorelli is a long time resident and business owner in the beautiful Township of King, living with his family in the Pottageville area for the past 40 years.  Angelo is the proud owner and President of Trisan Construction, a company which operates out of and serves the community of Schomberg, Ontario.  Being located in King, Trisan employs many local residents from the surrounding areas and also presents multiple opportunities for work and growth in the construction industry.   Trisan Construction was also honoured to receive the Excellence in Large Business award by the King Chamber of Commerce in the fall of 2017.  In 2011, Angelo and his family had the unique opportunity to be a part in supporting and naming of Schomberg’s community recreation centre, the Trisan Centre. Angelo has been a member of the King Chamber of Commerce for over 10 years, as well as participating in the Township’s Sustainability Advisory Committee and serving on the board of the Toronto Area Road Builders Association for 3 years.